BPIF monitor the political agenda and identify threats and challenges to the industry. Our work has secured funding and legislative change worth millions to the industry. In addition we provide independent and relevant research used by the industry and government.
The Latest Ulster Bank Northern Ireland PMI® indicated that a reduction in consumer confidence amid the emergence of the Omicron variant led to a further decline in new orders, while growth of business activity was only fractional.
In a large-scale field study conducted by Harvard Business Review, a luxury e-commerce retailer found that by adding print catalogues, it increased sales by 28% and inquiries by 77%. It also yielded a direct ROI of 600%.
Premier Club is the new loyalty scheme that has been developed by Premier, for their display graphic roll media customers. This new incentive is a points-based reward system that allows customers to accrue points based on their roll media purchases.
As your trade association, the BPIF wishes to understand what the priorities are for the printing industry over the next few years. Importantly, we want to know what Government should do to ensure that the industry is well-supported, in terms of COVID-19 recovery, the post-Brexit landscape and other business challenges you might face.
At its meeting ending on 15 December 2021, the MPC voted by a majority of 8-1 to increase Bank Rate by 0.15 percentage points, to 0.25%. Following yesterday's news that inflation (CPI) surged to 5.1% in the 12 months to November.